Monthly Archives: August 2018

Wanted: Scorpion Expert

Whilst its always good to interact with birds, animals and people whilst on vacation, some interactions are better than others.  This little fellow was having a doze in a shirt that had been left outside on our patio.  Unfortunately, he … Continue reading

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The Holiday Diary of a Brit Abroad

In 1892, George and Weedon Grossmith picked up pen and paper and crafted a masterpiece: the fictitious diary of Charles Pooter, a City clerk.  The journal is packed with hilarious anecdotes, vignettes and goings on (or should that be ‘gowing’s … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

What makes the perfect holiday read? In days gone by, weight was often an issue and any vacationing bibliophile was forced to choose between books or clothes. But with the happy advent of the internet and the kindle, all this … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic

This week sees the Family Unit basking in the hot, hot sunshine of the Dominican Republic (DR).  With a flight time of 8-9 hours from the UK, the DR’s so called “Coconut Coast” is fairly accessible. As far as I … Continue reading

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